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Re: [opensuse] Linux AD server for Windows clients - Was: Win vs Lin info
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2007 16:49:10 -0500
  • Message-id: <45E74A56.6080100@xxxxxxxxxx>
John Andersen wrote:
> On Thursday 01 March 2007, James Knott wrote:
>
>
>   
>> I've never worked with ldap.  Does it download the encrypted password
>> the way Windows does?
>>     
> Your windows machine do not know they are authenticated by ldap,
> they just do as they always do.  Samba hands off authentication
> to ldap.
>
>
>   
My question is in reference to portable use, when away from the ldap
server.  With Windows, if the server isn't available, you get
authenticated against a previously downloaded encrypted password.


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